Fettuccini CarbonaraPreparation Time: about 20 minutes
Product Used: Chicken Bacon Style, Original Flavour
Maple Lodge Farms Chicken Bacon Style, Original Flavour
3 tbsp (45 mL) butter
3 green onions, chopped
1/2 tsp (2 mL) nutmeg
Salt and pepper, to taste
1/2 cup (125 mL) freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup (50 mL) chopped fresh parsley (optional)
Additional Parmesan cheese
This classic Carbonara pasta is just about the simplest, fastest and best-tasting pasta dish for company or family meals. Serve with cooked broccoli or green beans, or a tossed salad.
1. Cook pasta according to package directions until al dente (just tender).
2. In skillet, cook the Maple Lodge Farms Chicken Bacon in 1 tbsp (15 mL) of the butter until lightly browned. Add onions and cook briefly; set aside.
3. In a medium bowl, beat eggs with nutmeg, salt and pepper; set aside. Drain pasta well and return to pot. Add chicken bacon mixture and remaining butter; toss well over low heat. Add eggs and toss until eggs are completely cooked and pasta is coated.
4. Remove from heat and add Parmesan cheese; toss well. Serve immediately with chopped parsley and additional Parmesan cheese, if desired.